James Walter Crane

Born: Fri., Nov. 4, 1927
Died: Wed., Oct. 8, 2014


1:00 PM to 2:00 PM, Mon., Oct. 13, 2014
Location: David M. Myers Funeral & Cremation Newport, Pa

Funeral Service

2:00 PM Mon., Oct. 13, 2014
Location: David M. Myers Funeral & Cremation Newport, Pa

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James Walter Crane, 86 of Brookline Assisted Living, Mifflintown and longtime resident  of Millerstown, passed away Wednesday, October 8, 2014. He was born November 4, 1927 in Millerstown to James H. and Beula (Dressler) Crane.
 He was a member of the Millerstown United Methodist Church  and was an Army Veteran of WW II. He was retired from Maryland Casualty Insurance Company. He was a member of Lost Creek Golf Course and was an avid sports fan, especially of baseball. 
 James was preceded in death by his wife Ruth G. (Jerry) Crane and is survived by two children: Linda Sherman (Brad) and James M. Crane (Rosann); sister, Betty Lou Criley; grandchildren, Stacy Hansbury (Erik), Mark Sherman (Kelly), Jamie Crane, Jesse Schell (Ken) and Rachel Reifsnyder (Craig) and great grandchildren, Madisyn and Ryleigh Hansbury, Chloe and Tyler Sherman, Dominic and Sofia Reifsnyder, and Mazzy and Indya Schell.
  Family and friends are invited to services on Monday at the David Myers Funeral Home, Newport for the funeral service at 2 PM with Pastor Wyatt Taylor officiating. There is a viewing for an hour prior to the service. Burial will follow in the Riverview Cemetery, Millerstown.
 In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to Millerstown UMC, 702 East Sunbury Street, Millerstown, Pa. 17062.

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Roger and Suzie Shallenberger
   Posted Wed October 15, 2014
Linda, Jim, and Families,

We send your our sincere sympathy upon the death of your father. May you cherish the memories of all the good times you shared.

Roger and Suzie Shallenberger